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Weerakanto, Pornnicha – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Today, the phenomenon of emerging digital technologies has led to digital literacies that are essential in order to survive in the digital environment (Eshet-Alkalai, 2004). The role of language teachers has shifted towards developing these literacies (Leu et al., 2004) and they are expected to understand how to leverage digital technologies to…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Language Teachers, Teacher Competencies, English (Second Language)
Hoyt-Parrish, Valerie – ProQuest LLC, 2018
New policy at LHP (pseudonym) requires all teachers to implement the Danish Forest School approach and integrate the natural outdoor areas surrounding the campus in their curriculum and pedagogy. The purposes of the present study are to identify the cognitive, affective and psychomotor impact of the Danish Forest School approach on students and to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outdoor Education, Natural Resources, Teaching Methods
Artika, Wiwit – ProQuest LLC, 2018
My study was to discover the perceptions of general secondary senior high school biology teachers about the application of curriculum 2013. Their further opinions of biology topics and the instructional practices in the class have supported the findings of this study. In addressing this study, general senior secondary school (GSSS) biology…
Descriptors: Biology, Science Instruction, Secondary School Teachers, Science Teachers
Morsy, Somaia – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study examines teachers' and students' self-efficacy in the US and Egyptian context. More specifically, the study examines teachers' and students' self-efficacy in twelve classrooms; six in the US and six in Egypt. The research questions are formulated in order to understand the relationship between students' self-efficacy, their perceptions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Self Efficacy, Gender Differences
Almusharraf, Norah Mansour – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This dissertation examines how English language learners in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) realize learner autonomy, especially in the context of the learner's meaning development via purposeful vocabulary acquisition. This project is a qualitative case study that engages both teachers and English learners as subjects over a prolonged period of…
Descriptors: Females, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Huang, Xiangyun – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Social media has been increasingly used in education to facilitate innovative instruction. Mainland Chinese people could not use popular social media platforms such as Facebook™ because the government blocked them. Little research studied social media use by Mainland Chinese students and teachers in the isolated network environment. This…
Descriptors: Social Media, College Faculty, Instructional Innovation, Statistical Analysis
Choi, Jung Won – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Elementary school music experiences have been shown to be influential for lifelong music engagement, and sound music teacher education would be the most effective way to provide positive school music experiences to students in elementary schools. In spite of this importance, many countries have different elementary music education and music…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Beginning Teachers, Music Education, Music
Wagner, Beverly – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This two-phased action research study first explored obstacles to learning among second-language learners in a UAE undergraduate, social work course. This knowledge was then used in the modification of a flipped class approach to understand how this approach could influence student engagement and comprehension. This study was grounded in a…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Homework, Video Technology, Technology Uses in Education